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Christmas in July

Discussion in 'SiriusXM Soundwave Cafe' started by Nevada360, Jul 18, 2011.

  1. Nevada360

    Nevada360 New Member

    Yet again Sirius Classic radio has chosen to shove Christmas down the throats of its listeners. This week "Christmas in July" presents nothing but old radio shows about Christmas. Most of these shows are poorly written, overly sentimental tripe. They were bad at the time. Now, sixty or so years later, they are unbearable to listen to.
    What twisted logic insists we listen to boring, insipid Christmas shows in the middle of the summer? Worst of all, the announcer has informed us that he knows there is a group of listeners who object to Christmas in July, and if we don't like it we can change channels! Lovely.
    Ordinarily Sirius Classic Radio is my favorite station. Not this week. Bah humbug!
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  2. HecticArt

    HecticArt Administrator

    LOL! Welcome to the DRC Nevada. Great opening rant.

    I never knew they were doing this. The Mrs would be happy. . . . I don't think I'll tell her. . . . .

    Make yourself at home.
  3. JHDKoopman

    JHDKoopman Release Robin's Bra

    i like normal christmas. no need for this july shizz.
  4. memebag

    memebag Unspeakable Leakness

    Sirius Classic is still in the lineup?
  5. HecticArt

    HecticArt Administrator

  6. Jon

    Jon Well-Known Member

    Could Be Worse.

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  7. Sirius Rich

    Sirius Rich New Member

    Sirius is forcing you to change the channel. The only way to get some people to change the dial. Welcome to DRC :welcome:
  8. Wolf

    Wolf The Lone Wolf

    Merry Xmas everybody!!! :p hohohoho
  9. down4six

    down4six Well-Known Member

    I caught my wife listening to Christmas music the other day. she must have been feeling overly sentimental I guess.... :rolleyes:

    It's a gimmick, Radio Classics seems to always be looking for them. Glad to hear someone still listens to it on a regular basis.

    Welcome Las Vegas 360!
  10. IdRatherBeSkiing

    IdRatherBeSkiing This space for rent

    This is an XM holdover. They used to do it on all their channels. You would hear Xmas countdowns by Casey Casem and various other Xmas programming. Classics must be the last channel still doing it.

    I tend to agree that it is not my taste. I barely tolerate Xmas crap in December. But SatRad (particularly XM) pushed the envelope sometimes. This was one of those times.

    Welcome to DRC.
  11. MadisonRadio1

    MadisonRadio1 MadisonRadio

    It is only fair now to have a 4th of July celebration during Christmas.
  12. kryptonite

    kryptonite Well-Known Member

    Hey, isn't the point of SiriusXM to get music and content we can't get anywhere else?

    And think of it as about a two-month countdown until Christmas stuff starts appearing in your local retail stores. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jul 19, 2011
  13. MadisonRadio1

    MadisonRadio1 MadisonRadio

    Yes. Sirius XM should be the place for niche programming, like Radio Classics.
  14. v1ru5

    v1ru5 Well-Known Member

    Guess it's that time of year. A miracle on 34th street is playing on AMC.
  15. Vols44

    Vols44 Well-Known Member

    I'm dreaming of a hot Christmas.
  16. down4six

    down4six Well-Known Member

    and watch Fireworks in our heavy coats? might be prettier reflecting off the snow :p
  17. MadisonRadio1

    MadisonRadio1 MadisonRadio

    I could use some snow right now:heat: just on my house
  18. HecticArt

    HecticArt Administrator

    The Henry Ford museum does this during their Christmas festival thing. Its kinda cool.
  19. TurfToeTony

    TurfToeTony New Member

    It's a shame they don't take chances like that anymore.

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